Tag Archives: engineered tents

Pull Testing: Measuring Your Tent Stakes

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Staking a tent remains to be one of the preferred and most common ways of anchoring a tent for its holding power and safety. However, there are several things that tent rental companies and their installation crews should know about the soil conditions at the site, because those conditions will determine what size and how […]

Wind Mitigation Plans

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Making sure that an event is as safe as it is memorable – for our partners in the event and rental industries, ensuring the safety of everyone at the event while protecting the company from any liabilities for weather-related dangers are two priorities that go hand-in-hand. At Tent Renters Supply, we provide guidance to our […]

Applicable Codes for Tents and Temporary Structures

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One of the ways we help our customers is by educating them on the difference between Engineered and Non-Engineered tents. In this series, we will explore some of the complex factors that influence regulations and guidelines set forth by cities and municipalities that effect tented events and site plans, in particular – applicable building codes.

Engineered Tents and Wind Loads 101

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July 6th, 1944, also known as the day the clowns cried, was one of the worst fire disasters in the history of the United States. During an afternoon performance of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Baily Circus, a massive gasoline and paraffin-fueled fire broke out. More than 160 people either died in the flames […]

Frequently Asked Questions: Wind Rating and Engineered Tents

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As part of our upcoming 12-part Wind Loading Series, Tent Renters Supply would like to preface our special feature with a quick overview of some of the key issues we will be exploring over the next several weeks. With evolving regulations around the United States and abroad, defining the structural integrity of tents and temporary […]